Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||156° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.48 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.9"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||south||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 56.5"||949.30 mi||west||0° 07' 25.1"||8.50 mi||south||949.02 mi|
|24 hours||14° 36' 24.2"||962.99 mi||east||2° 21' 02.4"||161.69 mi||south||970.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Honiara||Wed 1:46 PM||1001 km||622 miles||541 nm|| NNE|
|Cairns||Wed 12:46 PM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm|| W|
|Brisbane||Wed 12:46 PM||1132 km||703 miles||611 nm|| SSW|
|Noumea||Wed 1:46 PM||1203 km||748 miles||650 nm|| ESE|
|Port Vila||Wed 1:46 PM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm|| E|
|Port Moresby||Wed 12:46 PM||1318 km||819 miles||712 nm|| NW|
|Sydney *||Wed 1:46 PM||1861 km||1157 miles||1005 nm|| SSW|
|Canberra *||Wed 1:46 PM||2072 km||1287 miles||1119 nm|| SSW|
|Yaren||Wed 2:46 PM||2235 km||1389 miles||1207 nm|| NNE|
|Jayapura||Wed 11:46 AM||2366 km||1470 miles||1277 nm|| NW|
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